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Designers Seek Wider Access as UN Exhibits World Fashion

Madam Wokie by Maryann Kai Kai | Source: Picasa

“The Madam Wokie label is one of a number from countries less prominent on the fashion world’s radar to be exhibited at the UN Fashion 4 Development first ladies’ luncheon in New York on 26 September. Ban Soon-taek, wife of the UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon, who has called for conditions in clothing factories to be improved, will speak at the lunch, which also hosts Italian Vogue editor, Franca Sozzani, who has promoted African fashion and models.”